On October 30, 2014, at the Paperboard Packaging Council's (PPC) Fall Meeting and Leadership Conference in Atlanta, GA, former Chairman of the Board Stephen Scherger of Graphic Packaging International inducted Kyle Eldred of Frankston Packaging Co., LP as PPC's 45th chair.Read more
Clausen Ely, The Paperboard Packaging Council's (PPC) legal counsel of more than 40 years, was honored for his contribution to the organization during PPC's recent Fall Meeting in Atlanta, GA. Ely will retire from his post with PPC effective January 1, 2015.Read more
A strong showcase of programming, equipment and industry suppliers has been set for the 2015 IADD·FSEA Odyssey, May 13-15, at the Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, Ill.. The 2015 Odyssey, with the theme "Innovation and Technology Converge,” will feature a large selection of equipment demonstrating new technology trends; Techshop™ and classroom educational workshops and a wide range of products and services specific to the fields of diecutting/diemaking, print finishing, folding carton, corrugated, and specialty markets.Read more
U.S. packaging machinery shipments increased by 6 percent, to $7.9 billion, in 2013; and a rise in retail-ready packaging (RRP) is changing the role of secondary packaging, according to PACK EXPO owner and producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.
PMMI released the findings of its 2014 State of the Industry: Packaging Machinery Shipments Study (SOTI) and 2014 Secondary Packaging Market Research Study this morning at a press briefing conducted on site at PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2014.Read more
The 22nd South China International Exhibition on Printing Industry (Printing South China 2015), jointly organized by China Foreign Trade Centre (Group) and Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd.(Adsale), will be held on 9 - 11 March, 2015 at Area A, China Import and Export Complex in Guangzhou, PR China.Read more
Despite weakness for most of this year in the USA, global old corrugated container (OCC) prices are likely to face "upward pressure" in the future because of rising demand and already high recovery rates, RISI Sr Economist Hannah Zhao said earlier this month at RISI's recent 16thInternational Containerboard Conference in Chicago.Read more
Late last month, the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) held its 71st annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition awards banquet, honoring 145 folding carton entries from 32 companies. The banquet was held during PPC's 2014 Fall Meeting and Leadership Conference in Atlanta.Read more